Bursaries & Beneficiaries

Bursaries

Since its inception Intombazane has been able to issue the following number of bursaries to young black female students:

2019 – 5 students

2020 – 23 students

2021 – 14 students

2022 – 32 students

2023 – 24 students

These beneficiaries have studied in various fields ranging from Civil Engineering, Business Administration, Accounting, HR and Supply Chain Management.

Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries that have graduated

Christina Moetji

Bachelor of Science and Information Technology Management
“This program was a dream come true and a breakthrough that I needed in my life.  I can proudly say I am where I am today because of this program and Keys to Life program.”

Onthatile Present

Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in
Supply Chain Management
I am currently employed as a Debriefer and POD Administrator at a Logistics Company
It’s always the will of God to see his children prosper and this program came when I needed it the most. 
“My God has never failed me, Why should he fail you? I quote “You will Win”.

Siphesihle Molefe

Bachelor of Commerce specialising in Accounting
I am currently employed as a Creditors Intern at a BEE consulting and Training Company
“This program has helped me financially and changed my life in a positive way. It taught me that good things are coming my way and never give up! I was able to obtain my degree in record time which led to me wanting to study further and build my career. I will forever be grateful for this opportunity.”

Neo Manabalala

Bachelor of Business Administration specialising in Marketing
I am currently employed as a Legal Personal Assistant at a Law Firm
“I am grateful for where I’m at and excited for what the future holds for me.  All this was possible thanks to the Intombazane and proud Afrique bursaries”

Thando Mofolo

Bachelor of Business Administration specialising in Human Resources Management
I worked as a facilitator and currently Head Facilitator for Gauteng, for a national training company.
“If your dreams do not scare you, they’re not big enough. The size of your dreams must always exceed your current capacity to achieve them… If you start off with a small dream, you may not have much left when it is fulfilled because, along the way, life will… make demands on you.”

Lesego Matiba

Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting
Currently completing a programme in Advanced Accounting
She’s employed as a Finance Assistant in a BEE Consulting & Training Company
…The vision was a bit blurry, then this program found me and helped me see my future clearer.  This is part of the building blocks towards my career and I will forever be grateful for this opportunity…”

Thabile Rasoesoe

Bachelor of of Science in Information Technology
I am currently working as an IT Assistant for an IT Corporate Company
“Being part of the working student programme has been a game changer in my career. It has given me the opportunity to explore various divisions in IT. Most of all, through the guidance and coaching from the seniors of the programme, I gained more self-understanding, maturity, independence and self-confidence.”

Sweetness Mphuphumiso

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
I am currently working as a Skills Development Assistant in a Training Company
“This programme was my beacon of hope, as I was not able to finish 3rd year and this programme came through for me. It has helped me finish my studies at Richfield and because of this program I now hold a degree I’ve always wanted to achieve. Now I can focus on my career in pursuing IT. This program is more than just a stepping stone for me.”

Lorraine Mothwa

Bachelor of Business Administration in Supply Chain Management
Currently completing her Post Graduate Diploma in Management
She’s employed as an Intern at a BEE Consulting Company
“…a journey that unlocked my potential…”

Pusheletso Gloria Rantho

Bachelor of Business Administration in Supply Chain Management
Currently completing her Post Graduate Diploma in Management
She’s employed as a Data Capturer at large Logistics Company
“…If it wasn’t for ProudAfrique and the Intombazane Trust I wouldn’t be where I am today.  Through their help I managed to complete my studies and also found a job as a Data Capturer.  I am really grateful for everything they have done for me…”

Desree Makena

Bachelor of Business Administration in Supply Chain Management
Currently completing her Post Graduate Diploma in Management
She is passionate about her community and helps with food collection and distribution to street kids.
“…I managed to pursue a degree in the field that I’m interested in and it also helped me financially to take care of my personal expenses since I am from a disadvantaged family…”

Pinky Magabe

Bachelor of Business Administration in Supply Chain Management
Currently completing her Post Graduate Diploma in Management
Working as an Office Administrator at a Trading and Distribution company
“…the program has contributed to the continuing of my college studies in BBA – Marketing.  It has enabled me to connect with brilliant colleagues, learn from outstanding lecturers and facilitators and above all, pursue my academic ambitions.  Its contribution goes far beyond just subsidising the cost of education, it’s support is the quintessence of affirming my dreams…”

Otshepeng Mokhuse

Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management
Currently completing her Post Graduate Diploma in Management
“… The program helped me be a better version of myself and be independent.  It also helped me gain confidence and stand up for myself.  I gain more knowledge about the working environment…”

Tumela Malatji

Bachelor of Business Administration in Supply Chain Management
Currently completing her Post Graduate Diploma in Management
She’s working as a Contractor at a Shipping and Freight Company
“..Teamwork is not for the selfish.  It is for those with the mindset that a win for one is a win for all”
“…This program helped me to develop holistically.  I am now a more avid listener, more tenacious and a better communicator.  I have seen now the change that I have made has positively affected those around me…”

Precious Mosete

Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management
Currently completing her Post Graduate Diploma in Management
She’s employed as a Personal Financial Advisor at an Insurance Company
“…This program really means a lot to me as I had no idea of how I will overcome my obstacles.  Words can never be enough to explain how grateful I am …”

Mpfariseni Emily Mudau

BCom in Human Resource Management
Worked at ProudAfrique Human Capital in the Training Department for 1 year
“…This program was helpful to me.  It gave me the opportunity to study further and obtain my BCom in Human Resource management.  I’m grateful and thankful of the opportunity that was granted to me…”

Thembeluwao Salani

Bachelor of Business Administration in Supply Chain Management
Worked at a BEE Consulting company as an Administrator to their Consulting Team for 6 months.
“…the program helped me a lot with paying my fees in order to complete my degree…”

Gcinile Samantha Mahlaleha

Bachelor of Earth Science in Hydrology and Water Resources
“…Being accepted to the bursary program assisted me in my educational pursuit and career. My parents we not able to pay for my university expenses. In the future I will also contribute to other young black women who are struggling to pay tuition fees due to a number of reasons.
Thank you to the Intombazane development trust for considering me as one of their successful candidates for the bursary.
I will also like to add that anything is possible if one believes in it…”

Linda Nyembe

Bachelor in Commerce specialising in Accounting
“… this program helped me finish my studies at Richfield and take part in the Keys to Life Program.
Today I am a Bachelor of Commerce graduate specialising in accounting because of this program…”

Zanele Mzayiya

Bachelor in Commerce specialising in Human Resource Management
Working as an HR Administrator in an Engineering Company
“…The Intombazane Bursary Programme changed my life drastically.  It gave me an opportunity to get an excellent education without having to worry about tuition fees.  In the end I was awarded with a high-quality degree of my passion…”

Kutlwano Motlhajoe

Bachelor of Business Administration in Supply Chain Management
Currently completing her Post Graduate Diploma in Management
“…It is never about where you come, but where you are going.  Dreams delayed aren’t Dreams denied…”
“…The program has helped with my studies financially and also stepping into big companies for interviews and how to conduct myself…”

Working Student Program

The Working Student Program was developed and co-founded by Intombazane and ProudAfrique Human Capital which was successfully launched in 2020.  The aim of the programme was to assist disadvantaged students that were academically sound and driven to be successful in life although facing day to day hardships and challenges.

Due to the nature of the Intombazane Bursary programme only black female participants could be supported by Intombazane.  However, the Working Student programme allowed for additional demographics and male applicants to qualify for HET bursaries.  The programme was therefore able to further support HET bursaries to a wider demographic profile of disadvantaged youth and the annual accumulative sponsors amounted per annum were;

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2020

28 students

2021

26 students

2022

43 students

2023

34 students

Gallery

2021 – Working Student Programme – Launch and Training Workshop

2022 – Working Student Programme – New applicants Induction and Training Workshop